Prepaid Visa Gift Cards Are Not Accepted
Most prepaid Visa Gift Cards cannot be used for recurring bill payments, donations, or subscriptions due to the fact that these cards are not typically reloadable, do not have a routing number and account number associated with them and/or a line of credit the payment gateway cannot authorize automatic debit requests.
You may have been able to make donations to Locast.org using this type of card in the past, but we will no longer be able to accept these types of cards. If you were using a Prepaid Visa Gift Card and can no longer update your payment method using the same card, you will need to provide a debit card, prepaid debit card or credit card instead.
Our payment gateway, Recurly, has stopped accepting these cards and this is out of our control. If your last donation was made using a gift card, your current donation was most likely declined and the system is not allowing you to update your card information using the same card any longer.
Since all Locast.org users have complete control over their donation subscriptions via Settings on Locast.org and can manage their donations, payment method or even cancel at their convenience, there is no reason not to feel comfortable using one of our accepted payment methods(i.e. prepaid debit, debit or credit cards) so that we can debit your recurring donation on each due date. If you do not wish to use a card, we also offer donation subscriptions via PayPal.
Please see the below articles for more information on donation subscriptions:
Updating Donation Payment Method (PayPal & Credit Cards)
Users have complete control over their donation subscriptions right from Settings via Locast.org. Update PayPal Payment Method 1. Please login to www.locast.org 2. Click the Profile Icon 3. Click Settings or visit www.locast.org/settings directly 4. ...
New Donation Options Available
Locast.org is happy to announce that we are now accepting donations via credit and debit cards in addition to still offering PayPal as a donation option. We now accept all major credit cards.
How can I donate to Locast?
Locast.org offers monthly or annual donation subscription options via PayPal and all major credit and debit cards. To set up a donation subscription, please visit www.locast.org/donate and select the amount and frequency of your donations, then click ...
Editing your Donation Amount and/or Frequency
Locast.org offers monthly and annual donation subscriptions and while users can control most aspects of their donation subscription via their Personal Profile (which is accessed via Settings on Locast.org), editing your donation subscription amount ...
Donation Process Concerns
Thank you for giving us a chance to explain our fundraising efforts and why they are well within federal IRS 501(c)(3) regulations and copyright requirements. First, we are happy to share with you our December 3, 2018 letter from the IRS granting ...